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Apr
3
Tue
Project WILD Workshop @ University of Nebraska Lincoln- Henzlik Hall
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

To register for this FREE educator workshop email: monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your name phone number, and affiliation.

 

 

Apr
10
Tue
Monarchs on a Mission Educator Workshop @ Educational Service Unit 2
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monarchs are fascinating creatures. From their migration totaling some 3,000 miles to their specific feeding and life cycle requirements, Monarchs offer a unique approach to meeting state standards in your classroom.

At this FREE educator workshop we will explore the life cycle, migration, habitat requirements and rearing techniques of the Monarch. We will use inquiry based hands-on activities covering a range of subjects including math, science, art and language arts to name a few.

To register for this workshop please email jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your name, email, school/organization, grades taught, and phone number.

May
7
Mon
Linking Literature & Science: Insects & Pollinators @ St. Thomas Lutheran Church
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR NAME, E-MAIL ADDRESS, SCHOOL/ORGANIZATION/CENTER AND THE AGES YOU WORK WITH TO: lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov. 

Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage students in meaningful interdisciplinary lessons. We’ll start by discovering amazing insect and pollinator-focused literature books. Next, we’ll connect these literature books with simple lesson plans.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is for early childhood educators including in-home day care providers, day care centers, preschool and elementary teachers and nature center staff.

Workshop participants will receive:
• Multiple insect and pollinator-related science lessons
• Numerous insect and pollinator-related literature books
• Knowledge and skills to engage children in quality STEM learning
• 2.5 hours of continuing education credit through the NDE Office of
Early Childhood Education

How To Register?
To register, e-mail your name, e-mail address, and the ages you work with to:
Lindsay.Rogers@Nebraska.gov

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